How do I stop my bathroom door from swinging closed?

If the door tends to swing slowly closed when left open, you can correct the problem by either moving the top hinge leaf on the door jamb slightly closer to the door stop molding, or by moving the bottom hinge leaf slightly farther away from the door stop molding, as shown in the drawing.
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How do you fix a door that swings closed by itself?

Quote from Youtube video: So you take the hinge. And you slightly tap it on it so it creates a little bit of a bow in it and that bow. Will stop the hinge from turning.

How do you balance a door that won’t stay open?

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Quote from Youtube video: And all we want to do is put a slight bend in it so I'm going to strike it right here about one-third the way down from the head. Put the bend in it. I'll. Show you how that stops the door.

What causes a door to close on its own?

The reason the door wants to close itself is because your house has settled, and the balance of the door has been shifted enough to make gravity pull the door open.

What is a ghosting door?

A: Gary Katz, owner of Katz Road Show, editor of ThisIsCarpentry, and a presenter at JLC Live, responds: When a door swings open or closes by itself, most carpenters refer to it as a “ghost” door. The cause for the phenomenon is simple: The door jamb is out of plumb.

How do you fix a swinging door hinge?

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Quote from Youtube video: And take the hinge pin out so right at the top of your hinge. Here you can see where the head of the pin is at right there. So what you could do is take your flathead screwdriver.

How do you adjust a swinging door?

How to Adjust a Swing Door

  1. Locate the swing door’s adjustment mechanism. …
  2. Pull out the pin holding the adjustment mechanism in place. …
  3. Twist the adjustment mechanism to the right or left so a different hole lines up with the pin’s opening. …
  4. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 for all the adjustment mechanisms.

How do you fix a springing door?

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Quote from Youtube video: On an interior door the stop molding is nailed into place. So it's easily movable.

How do you fix a drifting door?

Use a flat-head screwdriver to tighten or loosen the hinge screws at the top of the door. Test the door again. If the door hangs lower, retighten the upper hinge screws and loosen or tighten the screws in the lower hinge. Adjust the screws until the door is properly aligned and hangs correctly.

How do you rebalance a door?

You can rebalance the door by fixing the jamb.

  1. Insert the tip of a flat pry bar behind the door casing to expose the door jamb. …
  2. Place a level on both sides and the top of the door jamb to show you where the jamb has become skewed. …
  3. Tap on the wedges on either side of the jamb with a hammer.

How do you realign a door?

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Quote from Youtube video: And if it doesn't work then we need to use a shim on the bottom hinge. So as to push the bottom side of the door to the right. When we put a wooden shame on it it will hopefully look like this.